Page 33 - April 2021 Issue Hustle Mama Magazine
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What is Active Listening & Why Is It Important?
Communication is one of the fundamental factors to maintain a healthy relationship. When you communicate with your partner, you invest in your relationship. Connections are not complicated to keep up if they include sound correspondence among one another. When everyone realizes how the other individual thinks and feels about specific things, there is more receptiveness and opportunity in the connection, subsequently making it simpler to look after it.
Correspondence is the solitary method by which you can think about the individual you are keen on, and when you know the way he/she is, keeping a relationship with the person in question turns out to be simple.
  When attempting to speak with your partner, it's critical to be straightforward with them. If they get some information about something that they believe is going on, it's ideal to come clean rather than lie. These discussions can be unpleasant. However, they need to occur. It will serve both you and your accomplice better over the long haul; a relationship dependent on lies is undoubtedly not a sound one. If your loved one sees that they can pull off lying once, odds are they will keep on doing it, regardless of the conditions. Genuineness fabricates trust, which is another tremendous key to seeing someone. However, some people find it challenging to listen to their partner. Think of these examples. Has your partner ever lamented that they don't feel understood or that you don't listen to them? If you're in this scenario, you're not alone.
Many people say that their partner doesn't get how they think and that it's challenging to share their partner's negative feelings. These concerns may look small or laughable, but they're vital, resulting in emotional disconnection, resentment, and drifting apart. Deep listening can help. Listening IS difficult! But, we can ALL improve. Active listening is a skill that can be obtained and improved with practice. However, active listening can be challenging to master and will take a lot of effort and patience to grow. 'Active listening' means, as its name implies, actively listening. It focuses entirely on what is being spoken rather than just passively 'hearing' the speaker's word or words. To practice your active listening skills, read on.
Listen for the whole meaning.
Comprehend that notwithstanding the thing is being said, the simple message might be non- verbal or passionate. Checking non-verbal communication is one approach to look for a simple arrangement.
Summarize what you hear and ask questions to validate your understanding.
Questions such as "If I understand you..." or "Tell me if this is what you're saying...."
Open and guide the conversation.
Open and guide the discussion with expansive, open-finished inquiries, for example, "what other key choices did you consider" or "how would you envision..." Avoid close-finished questions that can be replied with simply a "yes" or "no."

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